Cops to get days off for witchcraftPOLICE officers practising witchcraft will get eight days off a year to celebrate pagan holidays, including Halloween and the summer solstice. PC Andy Pardy, of Hertfordshire Police, met Home Office chiefs this week to push for the creation of an official pagan support group for police officers around the UK. Pagans worship nature and believe in many gods, and practices include witchcraft and druidism. PC Pardy, who has been an officer for the past seven years, is a Heathen -- which means he worships gods including the hammer-wielding Thor, the one- eyed Odin and the god of fertility Freyr, who is frequently depicted THURSDAY, 16 JULY 2009 PRINTED WITH INK THAT WONT COME OFF ON YOUR HANDS Continued on Page 4 CHERIE BLAIR HIT BY SWINE FLU JACKSONS DEATH IS TREATED AS HOMICIDESEE PAGE THREE BY GEORGINA LITTLEJOHN PaganPoliceAssociationgivengo-aheadSpello ello ello: pagan officers like PC Andy Pardy will get extra holidays CHERIE BLAIR has been struck down with suspected swine flu. The wife of former prime minister Tony Blair had been due to pick up an honorary doctorate of law at Liverpool Hope University today, but cancelled this morning. It came Continued on Page 7 LA Factor as Dannii jets to Hollywood LA Factor as Dannii jets to Hollywood SEE PAGE NINE index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html